Texas Tech University

Media and Communication Maymester in London

This study abroad program offers students two courses of study (6 credits total) focusing on travel and tourism communication. Students will focus on understanding London, its history, and its many cultural sites and cultural attractions. They will see first-hand how London as a seat of European commerce and capital of the largest empire ever on earth made it the logical place for development of newspapers, magazines, radio/television and other major media forms, including many of today's digital forms of communication.

London Tower Bridge


Courses Offered

  • EMC 4301 Special Topics: Electronic Media Digital Media Production & Distribution in a Global Context: Students will explore writing and producing multimedia/travel stories in audio format using Adobe Audition about the various cultural sites and attractions they visit in and around London.
    ADV 4301 Special Topics: Strategic Storytelling: Students will engage with concepts that present how strategic storytelling can be used by professional communicators in a multimedia world leading to the development of a creative brief that directs execution of a compelling story narrative across media channels and platforms.

Program Fee

Program Dates

  • May 19th- May 31st

Program Open To

  • All Texas Tech students

Program Fee Includes

  • Lodging and some meals
  • Guided tours
  • Excursions
  • Local transportation while in London

Exursions Offered May Include

  • Fleet Street (famous journalism sites)
  • Parliament
  • News and media outlets
  • Tour to Oxford and Windsor Castle
  • Harry Potter studio tour

Program Fee Does Not Include

  • TTU tuition and fees (6 credit hours)
  • Airfare to/from London
  • Insurance ($2.57/day)
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)
  • Lunches and most dinners
  • Personal spending money

For more information:

Contact:Dr. Cam Stone or Michael Zahn

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